BY SEYIFUNMI LUMEKO
The House of Representatives has challenged the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio to mention members of the National Assembly who get contracts from NDDC.
it specifically mandated Akpabio to publish, within 48 hours, members of the 9th National Assembly who got sixty per cent of contracts from NDDC.
Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila and Minority leader, Ndudi Elumelu posited that the Minister, who alleged 60 per cent of contracts from the NDDC was given to members of the National Assembly, should publish the benefiting lawmakers, especially members of the 9th Assembly.
They added that the names of their companies and the contracts they got should be published or face the wrath of the House.
”The Minister owes it a duty to himself, the House Committee on Niger Delta, the people of Niger Delta and Nigerians to publish the names of lawmakers who got contracts from the NDDC,” they said.